El-Saghir Law Firm is primarily focused on patent litigation, copyright matters, trade marks, plant breeders’ rights and internet-related IP cases. The highly regarded Hossam A. El-Saghir recently defended a UK-listed pharmaceutical company in a challenge to the registration of a generic drug. Litigator Salah Ismaiel is also recommended.
Intellectual property in Egypt
El-Saghir Law Firm
NAL & Partners has one of the country's strongest IP lawyers in Nermien Al-Ali. The firm handles IP enforcement work for Skechers and new client Apple. Al-Ali also won a landmark decision in patent litigation against the Ministry of Health concerning the marketing of generic drugs with patented chemical compositions.
IP consultant Amal El Khafif and senior partner Sharif Shihata at Shalakany Law Office handle the full range of patent, trade mark, copyright, breeding rights, trade secrets and litigation matters. El Khafif's recent work includes handling key matters for Intercare, Esco Corporation, Heineken and McAfee & Taft.
Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law has an 'easily reachable, dedicated and highly skilled team that covers all aspects of IP'. For Vodafone Egypt, litigator Youssef Abou Zeid and 'responsive, proactive and highly analytical' associate Mohamed Kassem handled matters arising from the use of recordings by a well-known singer.
Eldib & Co is 'very business minded and very flexible with a common sense approach' and, according to one client, 'delivers work at the level we would expect from a big international law firm'. Associate Mohamed Hassan 'discuss matters thoroughly until all doubts are clarified'. Amr Eldib is the key partner.
Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) handles IP enforcement matters including piracy, trade mark and copyright infringement. Mohamad Talaat and of counsel Samir Hamza are the key contacts. They advised a global energy company on IP and technology licensing matters.